Staff Associate

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Job Title:

Staff Associate

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Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

2 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting for long periods of time, typing (repetitive motion)


Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (40 hrs/wk) with some occasional overtime

Job Summary:

This position supports the Markey Cancer Center, where a high priority is placed on providing all facets of the Markey community with timely information about the cancer center. This Staff Associate will serve as the day-to-day contact for the Markey website and online presence, enabling a better online experience for patients, caregivers, community members, potential donors, and researchers/faculty. Responsibilities include the daily updates of the Markey site; collaborating across departments (especially core Markey staff, UK HealthCare marketing, and UK Public Relations); and maintaining existing features of the site. Superior writing and editing ability, attention to detail, experience managing broad-based web sites and excellent Microsoft Office skills are required.

To be considered as an applicant please attach a Cover Letter, Resume and a Writing Sample for a web/online presence as Specific Request 1.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Drupal, Wordpress, Email marketing platforms (i.e. Mailchimp), Adobe Creative Suite applications (Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 7/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time